the problem of a "people's army" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • whoopsie
    • 08.01.07 | 19:48 (IST)

    the problem is that the IDF is a people's army. It is not an independent military. Therefore we are all justified in viewing the actions of the IDF as indicative of the standards of Israel. To pretend that the IDF needs to be "reined in" means that it is Israel which needs controlling.

    from the article: Not Peretz alone
    First published 00:00 08.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.01.07
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